Julliard

  • July 9, 2013  

    In the classical performing arts, more and more artists — ever more highly skilled — compete for fewer and fewer jobs, ever more poorly paid. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how artists are learning to fine-tune their entrepreneurial skills in order to help them design their own careers in an unsure economy. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2013  

    A new report shows 45 percent of young adults who recently got a college degree are underemployed, and the next generation of classical performers are no exception. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how artists are adapting to hard economic times and an incredibly competitive job market. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2009  

    In another in our series about the Kennedy Center’s Arabesque art festival, Jeffrey Brown profiles Lebanese folk singer Marcel Khalife, who for nearly 40 years has been rousing audiences with songs about love and strife, politics and injustice. Continue reading